|Birth Day||May 2, 1936|
|Birth Place||South Korea|
|Age||84 YEARS OLD|
One of South Korea's most revered Directors. He was known for critically and commercially successful films like Sopyonje from 1993 and Chunhyang from 2000.
He worked as a production assistant for Five Fingers of Death Director Jeong Chang-hwa.
His film Sopyonje became the most honored Korean film ever made with 27 domestic and three international prizes.
His family suffered considerable losses in the Korean War.